Social Activism And Body Image

Social Activism and Nude or Naked Related Activists

Social Activism – From Cyber Bullying to the issues of Body Image – We at Young Naturists America are here to address the different issues that stem from the suppression of the naked human body. Below can read our social activist articles and learn about the different issues that we deal with in society today.

Read our social activism blogs and articles below:

Does a Girl’s Breast Size Affect Her Self-Esteem

| December 16, 2016 | 1 Comment

Breast size and Their Affect On A Girl’s Body Image (By Melissa Dejanude) Breast Size and Self Esteem Issues For Girls: As a little girl, most of my friends were boys. It wasn’t that I didn’t have female friends, I was simply a tomboy who preferred the ruff-and-tumble style of play that I could engage …
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A Healthy Body Image Through Social Nudity and Nudism

| October 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nudism and Healthy Body Image – Can Social Nudity Have a Positive Affect? Is Nudism Good for Your Body Image? Nudism and Healthy Body Image – While there are a wide range of reasons to get involved in social nudity, arguably, the most well-known benefit of nudism is the remarkable improvement this type of lifestyle can …
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Thousands of Cyclists and Positive Vibes at the Philly Naked Bike Ride 2016

| September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Philly Naked Bike Ride 2016 Review Guest blog by: Michael & Laurie Brown Saturday, the 10th of September, we participated in our 4th Philly Naked Bike Ride. (This is the 8th annual World Naked Bike Ride in Philadelphia.) It turned out to be a scorcher of an afternoon with lots of sunshine, temperatures in the …
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NYC Pride Parade 2016, LGBT Equality and Naturism

| September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Why the Battle For LGBT Equality Isn’t Over and How Nudists Need to Support It Back in June, Jordan and I attended the annual NYC Pride Parade. It took place just two weeks after the horrific mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida in which 49 people were killed and dozens of others …
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NYC Bodypainting Day 2016 Recap

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

NYC Bodypainting Day 2016 Event Recap This past Saturday NYC was once again invaded by dozens of naked and painted people… It was the 3rd annual NYC Bodypainting Day! Up until the day before the event, the forecast was looking grim with afternoon thunderstorms. We joked that now it’ll just be tradition for it to …
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Body Image Struggles and Magazine Models

| June 3, 2016 | 4 Comments

Body Image Struggles And Feeling Good About Myself (This Body Image Struggles blog was written by a guest blogger) Body Image Struggles – Growing up in a world of judgment can often be difficult for anyone and as an aspiring makeup artist I was always pulled into the world of fashion quite strongly. Everything about …
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Breaking News: The Body Image Cure Is Social Nudity!

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Is The Body Image Cure Social Nudity? (This body image blog was submitted by one of our readers who would rather not mention her name) The Body Image Cure – Social Nudity: Body Image Cure – Many people in the United States struggle with body image issues. The world around us keeps tells us that …
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Meet the Activist Establishing Women’s Topfreedom Across the Northeastern USA

| May 2, 2016 | 8 Comments

Interview With Chelsea, Topfreedom Activist & Author of the “Breasts Are Healthy” Blog Topfreedom is technically legal for women in most U.S. states and in many big cities. This is often due to the absence of any written law against it. That said, it has yet to become socially acceptable or commonplace for women to …
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SoCal Clubs Rally Against Ban On Nudist Events in Huntington Beach

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Naturists Speak Out Against Ban on Nudist Events at Huntington Beach City Council Meeting An estimated 35 members of Naturists in the OC (NitOC) club, SCNA, the Camping Bares and others made their feelings known to the City Council of Huntington Beach over the cancellation of the monthly nude swims in the city’s gym. City …
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NAC Action Alert: Nudity Ban in Oregon State Forests

| February 3, 2016 | 5 Comments

Naturist Action Committee: Anti Nudity Rule in Oregon State Forests **Update April 2016 – Win For Naturists** : At their meeting last month, the ODF decided NOT to adopt the anti-nudity rule for “Designated Recreation Areas” in Oregon state forests! The proposed rule would have banned and criminalized simple nudity as well as topfreedom for …
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Zero Waste: Taking Eco-Friendly Naturism to the Next Level

| January 23, 2016 | 5 Comments

Zero Waste, Conscious Consumption and Eco-Friendly Naturism Winter is the season of gift-giving, and while I’m grateful for the things I received over the holidays, I can’t help but think about their packaging. All the plastic, the garbage, the potentially recyclable and completely non-recyclable pieces that have come with these gifts. What will happen to …
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Topless Laws and Topfreedom in New York State

| January 19, 2016 | 1 Comment

NY Laws On Topfreedom, False Arrests and Topfree Equality in NYC Like many U.S. anti-nudity laws, New York’s “Exposure of a person” law — Penal Code 245.01 — includes the female nipple when describing body parts that aren’t allowed to be shown / exposed in public. (With the exception of public breastfeeding.) HOWEVER, this part …
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Modigliani’s Censored Nude Painting and Stephen Colbert’s Perfect Response

| November 30, 2015 | 6 Comments

Stephen Colbert Perfectly Mocks The Media’s Censorship of Nude Painting by Modigliani A nude painting masterpiece called “Nu Couché” or “Reclining Nude,” by Amadeo Modigliani recently sold at a Christie’s auction for $170.4 million. This just became the 2nd most expensive work of art ever sold at auction. It was bought by a Chinese billionaire art …
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Interview With Creators of The ‘Breast Bikini Ever’: The TaTa Top

| November 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

YNA Interview: The Story of The TaTa Top With Robyn & Michelle Lytle Though more and more women have been challenging discriminatory topless laws, I think it’s going to be some time before topfree equality becomes the status quo in America. It is still basically illegal for women to go topfree in public in most …
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Are Transgender Nudists Welcome At Nudist Resorts?

| October 13, 2015 | 4 Comments

Reader Question: Transgender Nudists & Nudist Resorts We got this email recently from one of our readers asking about how or if transgender people are accepted at nudist resorts: “I am a 65 year old transgender MTF [male to female] woman who is also a nudist and a member of AANR. I’m just starting to …
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